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Spectacle and the City: Chinese Urbanites in Art and Popular Culture [2013]

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Paperback published by Amsterdam University Press, first edition, 2013.

As China becomes increasingly modern and urban, artists have responded by imagining the Chinese city at the intersections of the social, material, and political realities of modern life. This volume explores how the city-as-spectacle has been visualized and contested in art and popular culture.

'Spectacle and the City' is as broad as the terrain it covers: with essays by an interdisciplinary team of experts on Chinese cities, as well as leading cultural critics, it goes beyond mainland China to include cities with cultural significance, such as Singapore and Hong Kong.

Paperback with stains to page ends and a few page corners, but remaining in very good condition.

Item details

Author(s):
De Kloet, Jeroen & Scheen, Lena (eds)
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15 cm x 23 cm, 6 in x 9 in
Edition:
First
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
9089644458
ISBN-13:
9789089644459
Number of pages:
261
Publisher:
Amsterdam University Press
Title:
Spectacle and the City: Chinese Urbanites in Art and Popular Culture

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Paperback published by Amsterdam University Press, first edition, 2013.

As China becomes increasingly modern and urban, artists have responded by imagining the Chinese city at the intersections of the social, material, and political realities of modern life. This volume explores how the city-as-spectacle has been visualized and contested in art and popular culture.

'Spectacle and the City' is as broad as the terrain it covers: with essays by an interdisciplinary team of experts on Chinese cities, as well as leading cultural critics, it goes beyond mainland China to include cities with cultural significance, such as Singapore and Hong Kong.

Paperback with stains to page ends and a few page corners, but remaining in very good condition.

Author(s):
De Kloet, Jeroen & Scheen, Lena (eds)
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15 cm x 23 cm, 6 in x 9 in
Edition:
First
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
9089644458
ISBN-13:
9789089644459
Number of pages:
261
Publisher:
Amsterdam University Press
Title:
Spectacle and the City: Chinese Urbanites in Art and Popular Culture

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